The hot and humid start to this week is coming to an end today with a passing cold front and a few isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Thereafter, high pressure will take hold with excellent weather conditions through this weekend.
Today, scattered clouds can be expected with isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. The strongest thunderstorms will feature wind gusts over 40 mph, frequent lightning, and heavy downpours. Winds will veer from the southwest to west at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will rise into the upper 80s to lower 90s for highs.
High pressure will build into the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas tonight with clearing skies. Winds will be from the west at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will fall into the mid to upper 60s for lows.
High pressure will remain in control tomorrow on through Sunday with scattered clouds to clear skies. Winds will veer to the northwest at 5 to 15 mph by tomorrow afternoon and remain from the west and northwest through this weekend. Low temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60s. High temperatures will range from the lower to mid 80's along the coast and mid 80s throughout the rest of the northern Mid Atlantic.
A strong cold font will move through the region on Monday with showers and thunderstorms followed by clearing skies on Tuesday. Temperatures will range from the upper 60s to lower 70s for lows and mid to upper 80s for highs.